Pierce College Associate Degree in Nursing Program Student Achievement Data with Expected Levels of Achievement (ELA)

Graduate Success on Licensure (NCLEX-RN) exam:

3 year mean for licensure exam pass rate will be at or above the national mean for the same 3 year mean (ELA for first time test takers)

Year National Average Pierce College
2013-2014 79.26% 93%
2014-2015 82% 94%
2015-2016 81.68% 100%

Students’ Completion of the Program:

Program completion rates will be greater than 85% within 9 quarters (ELA)

Year % of students
January 2013- June 2014 88% (30/34
January 2014- June 2015 94% (34/36
September 2015- June 2016 (LPN to RN) 100% (30/30)
September 2015- June 2017 71.8% (28/39)

Job Placement:

80% of students seeking employment are employed as entry level RNs within 6-12 months of graduation (ELA)

Year % of students
2014 cohort 100%
2015 cohort 100%
2016 cohort 87% (4 unknown
2017 cohort TBD (to date 12 of 28 with job offers

As of 6/29/2017